Forum: Ruby Heist: a Scheme interpreter in Ruby

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53581739a445ad78250a676dabddf55f?d=identicon&s=25 James Coglan (Guest)
on 2009-02-25 01:20
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Hi all,

Just a quick announcement that I've just released the first alpha
version of
Heist, a Scheme interpreter in Ruby. It's currently fairly
arithmetic-focused, but it also has runtime support for some of the more
tricky stuff like tail recursion, macros and first-class continuations.
More
info on my blog, and on Github:

http://blog.jcoglan.com/2009/02/25/announcing-heis...
http://github.com/jcoglan/heist/

Feedback very much appreciated. I know people are forking it already,
and
while this is very gratifying I should point out I'm currently not
accepting
patches as I'm writing this mostly for my own education. Implementation
advice and literature will be very gratefully received, however.
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